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Is it possible to get herpes if somebody spits on your lips?
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In brief: Possibly
If the person who spit on your lips is sick with their first herpes infection or is someone who has had it a long time and is just about ready to have a breakout when the number of virus particles on their lips are at their highest.

In brief: Possibly
If the person who spit on your lips is sick with their first herpes infection or is someone who has had it a long time and is just about ready to have a breakout when the number of virus particles on their lips are at their highest.
Dr. Charles Kattuah
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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
Unlikely, but possible.

In brief: Yes
Unlikely, but possible.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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